Matthew Hallowell hiking in New Zealand with his wife, Robyn, and son Rowan.

President’s Teaching Scholar brings innovation to study of construction safety

Dec. 8, 2017

Matt Hallowell chose a position with the Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering “because of the collegiality and reputation of the program, the quality of the students and the work-life balance that can be attained in Boulder.”Read more »
Researcher Joe Ryan collects water samples in Lafayette, Colo.

Professor discusses energy development in NPR podcast

Nov. 30, 2017

Joe Ryan says his main issue is that the state’s setback distance isn’t based on any sort of scientific analysis.Read more »
Gregor Henze

Senators announce $2M grant to help reduce energy usage in Colorado homes

Nov. 28, 2017

Gregor Henze will lead project to develop an occupancy detection system that relies on cameras to detect human presence and monitor patterns of activity in electricity use throughout homes.Read more »
Andrew "Stitches" Gelston Graham handles the Frisbee during a tournament in Vegas.

Ultimate team hosting tournament in memory of civil engineering alum

Oct. 25, 2017

Mamabird, the men’s club ultimate Frisbee team, will host a fundraiser tournament Oct. 29 in memory of Andrew "Stitches" Gelston Graham (CivEngr'08), who was killed in a random act of violence in 2009.Read more »
An aerial view of a neighborhood flooded by Hurricane Harvey.

Is the construction industry ready for natural disasters?

Oct. 17, 2017

Erin Arneson, who’s wrapping up her PhD in civil engineering this year, is studying whether the construction industry is ready for all the residential rebuilding that disasters like floods, hurricanes and wildfires require.Read more »
An aerial view of a uranium mine.

Engineering technique could help clean up lingering radioactive waste

Sept. 18, 2017

Professor Roseanna Neupauer of CU Boulder and Professor David Mays of University of Colorado Denver have created a process called engineered injection and extraction, which has shown promising results in removing other contaminants. But uranium, which readily shifts between different oxidation states, has historically proven trickier.Read more »
Mark Hernandez

Professor teams with startup on new air sampling technology

Sept. 6, 2017

Mark Hernandez will work with Aerosol Devices Inc. on a new sampling technology for airborne bacterial cells and fungal spores that could pose a significant health risk in indoor environments.Read more »
David Gupta speaks at an event.

David Gupta (ArchEngr’85): Engineer & Entrepreneur

Aug. 28, 2017

Gupta is one of many engineers to take the sometimes-unexpected turn onto the entrepreneurial track. Today, he is CEO of SDI Presence, a leading systems integration company based in Chicago.Read more »
William Raseman

Student's computer simulations help to protect water supplies

Aug. 3, 2017

Second-year civil engineering PhD student William Raseman is building software programming to assess the impact of climate and environmental change on drinking water decisions.Read more »
Mushroom cloud over Hiroshima

Civil engineering researcher tapped for nuclear war study

Aug. 2, 2017

When a nuclear bomb goes off, it starts a chain of events whose effects reach far beyond the blast site. Over the next three years, Professor Yunping Xi of civil, environmental and architectural engineering will be involved in a study to quantify those effects in the event of a nuclear... Read more »